Audrey Decker

Audrey Decker is an Inside Defense Navy reporter. She has previously covered Maryland state politics for Capital News Service. She is a 2021 graduate from the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

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Daily News | August 12, 2022

Boeing will begin converting the first Block II F/A-18E/F Super Hornet to the most advanced version of the fighter jet at the end of this year.

Daily News | August 11, 2022

As China flexes its military muscle around Taiwan and the U.S. Navy continues its freedom-of-navigation operations, analysts say a potential blockade or quarantine of Taiwan is more likely than an invasion of the island, a scenario that will weigh heavily on U.S. policy decisions.

The Insider | August 9, 2022

The Government Accountability Office has shut down a contract award protest from Textron Systems over the Navy's Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Surface Vessel, according to an Aug. 1 decision.

The Insider | August 8, 2022

The Pentagon's Defense Innovation Unit is searching for commercial small boats to conduct littoral and distributed maritime operations.

Daily News | August 5, 2022

As tensions rise in the Indo-Pacific and the annual Rim of the Pacific exercise concludes, the commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet emphasized the importance of partnerships and maintaining the rules-based order.

Daily News | August 3, 2022

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL -- As the Navy's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye operates in the Mediterranean Sea and the Indo-Pacific, Northrop Grumman is pursuing a sixth-generation command and control capability to keep the aircraft relevant into the 2040s and beyond. (UPDATED)

Daily News | August 2, 2022

As the Navy begins to draw key takeaways from the world's largest naval exercise this summer, the fleet wants more payloads for its unmanned surface vessels.

Daily News | July 22, 2022

Partner nations of the United States are putting unmanned underwater vehicles to the test in the world's largest maritime exercise this summer.

Daily News | July 21, 2022

The Navy's SCOUT pilot program, which aims to rapidly develop technologies, will complete an in-water demo next spring.

Daily News | July 19, 2022

New legislation from Senate lawmakers aims to assess the Navy's cruiser modernization program and address a myriad of surface fleet issues.

The Insider | July 19, 2022

Senate authorizers want to add $100 million in research and development funds to save the Navy's Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle program, despite persistent program concerns.

Daily News | July 19, 2022

Due to a systemic change in the Navy's insurance policy, the service failed to meet its June 1 deadline to have a third party conduct work on its submarines' vertical launch systems.

Daily News | July 18, 2022

Organic precision fires will remain a priority in the Marine Corps' future budget request, a service official said today.

The Insider | July 18, 2022

Raytheon Technologies has delivered the first of three SPY-6 radar arrays to an aircraft carrier -- the future John F. Kennedy (CVN-79).

Daily News | July 15, 2022

As China and Russia develop new classes of anti-ship missiles, Northrop Grumman's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program aims to counter threats at sea for many years.

Daily News | July 14, 2022

Through a package of amendments, House lawmakers have voted to authorize an additional three F-35C Joint Strike Fighters for the Navy.

Daily News | July 14, 2022

After a heated debate on the House floor, lawmakers struck down an amendment that would allow the Navy to stick to its plan to retire nine Littoral Combat Ships.

Daily News | July 13, 2022

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- After continued congressional concern over the Navy's strike fighter inventory, the service has opened a third service life modification line in North Island, CA, to convert the F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to the most advanced version of the jet.

The Insider | July 11, 2022

The Navy demonstrated a mine countermeasure prototype technology on the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter, according to a recent statement.

The Insider | July 11, 2022

Leidos has won a $12 million design contract for the Navy's Medium Unmanned Undersea Vehicle program.

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